Community Calendar

Community Calendar is a free service.  Please submit your events or information in writing to or mail to WBRM, 147 N. Garden Street, Marion, NC 28752.  Please submit your information a week to 10 days ahead of the event. 

There will be a ”Gospel Singing Fundraiser” for Dysartsville Christian Food Ministry Saturday, October 19th beginning at 5pm at Macedonia Baptist Church, 1372 Macedonia Church Vein Mtn. Road, Nebo.  You can enter Vein Mountain Road from Highway 221 or Highway 226 South.  Featured singers will be “The Blairs, “Indebted”...a teen gospel instrumental/vocal trio of Rutherfordton and “Abigail Blackwell” Soloist. This Singing is sponsored by Dysartsville, Macedonia  and Sunny Grove Baptist Churches, Trinity & Carson’s Chapel Methodist Churches.

The Junior Historians from the Historic Carson House are sponsoring a Fall Festival to be held at the Marion Community Building on Friday, October 18 from 11:00 AM until 6:00 PM.  Food, games, vendor booths, crafts and prizes will be available.  Admission is free.  If you are a small business owner and would be interested in a booth to sell your items, please contact the Carson House, 828-724-4948 for more information.   

McDowell County has a critical need for foster families.  McDowell County DSS will be offering a fall training to become a foster family...please contact McDowell DSS at 828-652-3355 to learn more. 

The Student Council at McDowell Early College will have a scary Halloween event called “The Office After Hours” at the Cross Mills offices, 296 Carson Street, Marion, October 19th, 25th, 26th and 31st from 7:00 pm until 11:00 pm.  The cost ranges $6.00 to $8.00. 

The Whitehouse Community Club, 5408 Painters Gap Road, Union Mills, will have a Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser, Saturday October 19th from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm.  Adults eat for $8.00, Children 5-12, $4.00 and children under free. On October 26th, they will have a Country Breakfast Buffet from 7:00 am until 10:00 am.  Adults eat breakfast for $6.00, children 6-12, $3.00 and children under 6 eat for free.  Call Maria Deckert at 652-9240 for more information. Call Maria Deckert at 652-9240 for more information.